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  WHAT_MANNER_2000
An idiophone is a class of musical percussion instrument made from a naturally sonorous material.
Idiophones are classified according to the ways in which they produce sound.
A membranophone is a class of musical percussion instrument from which sound is produced by the vibration of a membrane called a head, stretched across a resonator.
www.sanch.com /WHAT_MANNER_2000.htm   (591 words)

  
 Theremin Vox - Idiophone
An idiophone is any musical instrument which creates sound primarily by way of the instrument itself vibrating, without the use of strings or membranes.
Hornbostel-Sachs divides idiophones into four main sub-categories, with the first division, struck idiophones, containing most of the non-drum percussion instruments familiar in the west.
They include all idiophones which are made to vibrate by being hit, either directly with a stick or hand (like the triangle or marimba), or indirectly, by way of a scraping or shaking motion (like maracas).
www.thereminvox.com /article/articleview/94   (171 words)

  
  Idiophone
An idiophone is any musical instrument which creates sound primarily by way of the instrument itself vibrating, without the use of strings or membranes.
It is one of the four main divisions in the original Hornbostel-Sachs scheme of musical instrument classification, the others being membranophone, chordophone and aerophone (a fifth division, electrophone, was added in a later revision).
They include all idiophones which are made to vibrate by being hit, either directly with a stick or hand (like the triangle or marimba), or indirectly, by way of a scraping or shaking motion (like maracas).
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/id/Idiophone.html   (127 words)

  
 Idiophone
Idiophones are probably the oldest type of musical instrument (not counting the human voice).
They include all idiophones which are made to vibrate by being hit, either directly with a stick or hand (like the triangle or marimba), or indirectly, by way of a scraping or shaking motion (like maracas or flexatone).
A number of idiophones that are normally struck, such as vibraphone bars and cymbals, can also be bowed.
www.dejavu.org /cgi-bin/get.cgi?ver=93&url=http%3A%2F%2Farticles.gourt.com%2F%3Farticle%3DIdiophone%26type%3Den   (212 words)

  
 THE ATRANATRANA - idiophone
The atranatrana is placed flat on a woman's lap and struck with two sticks made of the same material as the strips of wood.
The atranatrana is one of 23 idiophones that can be found in Madagascar today.
In contrast to the antsiva, an instrument of the idiophone family played only by a man, the atranatrana is played solely by the woman that serves as its support.
www.virtualmuseum.ca /Exhibitions/Instruments/Anglais/maaua_j_txt04a_en.html   (435 words)

  
 Sweetwater inSync
Contrary to the popular assumption that an idiophone is a wind instrument played by stupid people, an idiophone is actually a world music classification for instruments that produce sound from the material of the instrument itself without the assistance of reeds, strings, or other externally applied resonator.
Percussion Idiophones: Sound is produced by striking the vibrating object with a mallet, hammer, stick or other non-vibrating object.
Scraped Idiophone: Sound is produced by scraping the vibrating object with a stick or other non-vibrating object.
www.sweetwater.com /insync/word.php?find=idiophone   (210 words)

  
 Instrumentos Tradicionales Ibéricos
In a same way they have always been used pans, boilers, lids, keys, scythes, hoes and a long one etc., in definitive, all that was able to make noise and people had by hand, without having to spend money -that there was not - in musical instruments.
Of this way, we can speak of a rubbed idiophone or a hit one, according to the use of it.
I can't say that there are a certain area of development, because it is for sure that when having it so by hand it has been used in all the peninsula.
www.tamborileros.com /tradiberia/e_idifono1.htm   (609 words)

  
 Daxophone,experimental musical instrument invented by Hans Reichel,bowed and plucked idiophone
The pitch and tonal color, created by the stroke of the bow, is manipulated by a handheld wedge of wood, which is called the Dax
The Daxophone was invented by Hans Reichel, and is a musical instrument of the friction idiophone category.
It consists of a thin wooden blade fixed in a wooden block, which holds one or more contact microphones, and is usually mounted on a tripod.
www.oddmusic.com /gallery/om08800.html   (280 words)

  
 The Classical Free-Reed, Inc. Taxonomy of Musical Instruments
Curt Sachs invented the term "plucked idiophone" for the instrument, which produces sounds due to the rigidity and elasticity of the material from which it is made.
The aeolian harp may be classified as an aerophone or a chordophone.
In this piece the accordion is used as an idiophone and not as a free-reed.
www.ksanti.net /free-reed/description/taxonomy.html   (1825 words)

  
 Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Berlin
Idiophone is a classification of music instruments based on the process of producing the sounds by vibrating the body of the instrument.
Gong is classified in the group of struck idiophone, where sound is produced by the beating the objects.
Concussion is another idiophone that produced sound by beating the same object to the other.
indonesian-embassy.de /en/culture/ethnic_music.htm   (1189 words)

  
 Idiophone having a resonant chamber - Patent 4867033
A handle for an idiophone such as a claves has a tubular grip internally provided with a resonant chamber opening towards the main body of the musical instrument for generation of high tonal pitch sounds with long decay time.
The present invention relates to an improved idiophone and more particularly relates to improvement in the function of the handle for a idiophone; such as a clave, a handbell or a wood block.
In the case of an idiophone without such a handle, for example a clave, the main body of the instrument is directly held by the player's hand.
www.freepatentsonline.com /4867033.html   (1464 words)

  
 Idiophone Information
Idiophones are probably the oldest type of musical instrument (not counting the human voice).
They include all idiophones which are made to vibrate by being hit, either directly with a stick or hand (like the triangle or marimba), or indirectly, by way of a scraping or shaking motion (like maracas or flexatone).
A number of idiophones that are normally struck, such as vibraphone bars and cymbals, can also be bowed.
www.bookrags.com /Idiophone   (182 words)

  
 IDIOPHONE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
idiophone은 진동하는 계기 자체의 대신으로 소리를 1 차로 창조하는의 사용없이 어떤 악기, 끈 또는 막 이다.
Hornbostel-Sachs은 4개 주요한 하위 범주로idiophones, 첫번째 사단에, 서쪽안에 친밀한 무 드럼 타악기의 최대량을 포함하는 친idiophones분할한다.
It is licensed under the GNU free documentation license.
www.faktoko.com /wiki/ko/id/Idiophone.htm   (114 words)

  
 TGS RESOURCES
An Idiophone is an instrument that produces sounds from the material of the instrument itself without the assistance of reeds, strings, or other externally applied resonators.
These gourd instruments may be simple – the whole intact gourd with the seeds inside – or compound – a cut gourd with a handle attached and stones or seeds added to create the desired sound.
Other Idiophones include the "thumb piano" of Africa and the wooden-keyed xylophones or marimbas of Africa and South America; in these, the instrument sounds are amplified through the addition of gourds as resonators.
texasgourdsociety.org /TGSinstruments.html   (866 words)

  
 Idiophone   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
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riverstream.silverdog.info /idiophone.html   (1707 words)

  
 Exploring Africa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Axatse: idiophone: This is a shaken idiophone found in West Africa.
Double bell: idiophone: This is a struck idiophone found in Central Africa.
Gankogi bell: idiophone: This is a struck idiophone found in West Africa, especially Ghana, Togo and Benin.
exploringafrica.matrix.msu.edu /teachers/curriculum/m13/activity2.php   (1473 words)

  
 CMPC Dossiers : Un air d'idiophone - texte imprimable
Le son d'un idiophone à émission par vibration est obtenu en le frottant, soit avec le doigt dans le cas des verres musicaux en cristal, soit avec un archet dans le cas de la scie musicale.
Les idiophones à émission par percussion directe en métal, gongs et gangsa (ensemble de gongs), cloches frappées de l'extérieur ou encore les triangles, sont également appelés "métallophones".
Les idiophones pouvaient également prendre la forme de bâtons de bois ou de longs bambous qui sont leur propre percuteur ; ils sont frappés sur la cuisse, sur le sol ou sur un élément dur comme une pierre par exemple, afin de marquer le rythme par pilonnement.
www.alienor.org /ARTICLES/idiophone/texte.htm   (946 words)

  
 WHAT MANNER OF INSTRUMENT IS THIS?
Un idiophone es un tipo de instrumento de percusión musical hecho de un material naturalmente sonoro.
Son ocho tipos básicos de idiophones - pateamiento, patada, sacudido, conmoción cerebral, rallado, pulseado, fricción y golpeado.
Se debe notar que los idiophones pueden ser de un tono claro o impreciso.
www.panontheweb.com /pan/what_is_pan.htm   (2269 words)

  
 TGS RESOURCES
The rattle is one of the most widespread of all idiophones.
Grooves are cut across the gourd's surface, and rubbing a wire or thin wooden stick across those grooves produces sound.
Small dowels or rods are played across the gourd; seeds may be left in or replaced with beads, beans, gravel, or other small objects.
www.texasgourdsociety.org /TGSinstruments.html   (866 words)

  
 :: Welcome to Soundscapes - Second Edition ::
The five main classes of instruments are: aerophones, chordophones, electrophones, idiophones, and membranophones.
stamping idiophones: Idiophones which are hit on the ground in a vertical motion, such as sticks, tubes or gourds.
struck idiophones: Idiophones such as the triangle which are struck by a hand-held tool such as a stick.
www.wwnorton.com /web/soundscapes/glossary/s.asp   (1108 words)

  
 The Wonderful World Of African Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Idiophones are self sounding instruments such as rattles and xylophones.
Xylophones are an example of a melodic idiophone.
Some of the diverse instruments are idiophones (self sounding instruments), chordophones (string instruments), areophones (wind instruments), and membranophones(drums).
members.tripod.com /RWhippie/p2africa/music.html   (855 words)

  
 Vietnam Traditional Music
Many researcher said "Ưng quái" could classify airophone or chordophone family, besides some others said Ưng quái should be classified into idiophone family.
However, the resource sounds show that Ưng quái shout be classified into idiophone family.
When playing user keeps two sides of instrument between his/her lips, takes instrument with the left hand while the right forefinger plucks to vibrate the reed.
www.vnstyle.vdc.com.vn /vim/english/music_instument/idiophone_Ungquai.htm   (263 words)

  
 WHAT MANNER OF INSTRUMENT IS THIS?
Se clasifican los idiophones conforme a la manera en que se producen el sonido.
Pueden tener uno o más resonadores y puede haber más de un idiophone en un sólo instrumento.
Los Xilófonos y las Marimbas son ejemplos de idiophones de un tono claro y golpeado que tienen muchos resonadores en el mismo instrumento.
www.ecaroh.com /pan/what_is_pan.htm   (2256 words)

  
 idiophones
Idiophones are made of solid, non-stretchable, resonant material.
Idiophones are classified according to the ways they are made to produce sound.
· Number of idiophones in a single instrument.
campus.bloomfield.edu /cat/worldmusic/idiophones.htm   (105 words)

  
 idiophone - OneLook Dictionary Search
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